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September Newsletter online

The September issue of the ECHA Newsletter gives an update on the status of work done by the Agency to address issues raised in the REACH Review and explains how looking at substances in groups can help to speed up risk management.

Helsinki, 12 September 2019 – Find out the latest on authorisation, restrictions and biocides from our Director for Risk Management, Peter van der Zandt, who joined ECHA in May 2019.

Read about the restriction proposal for skin sensitisers in textiles and leather articles and the SCIP database that aims to improve product safety and help reduce hazardous waste.

We also tell you about the recent improvements made to ECHA’s chemicals database, present you the updated EUSES software and inform you how the latest developments under the Rotterdam Convention impact PIC.

The guest column comes from the Rethink Plastic alliance and calls for action to address the invisible side of plastic pollution.

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